The Duke and I

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the first novel in her beloved Regency-set series featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family - now a series created by Shonda Rhimes for Netflix.In the ballrooms and drawing rooms of Regency London, rules abound. From their earliest days, children of aristocrats learn how to address an earl and curtsey before a prince - while other dictates of the ton are unspoken yet universally understood. A proper duke should be imperious and aloof. A young, marriageable lady should be amiable...but not too amiable.Daphne Bridgerton has always failed at the latter. The fourth of eight siblings in her close-knit family, she has formed friendships with the most eligible young men in London. Everyone likes Daphne for her kindness and wit. But no one truly desires her. She is simply too honest for that, too unwilling to play the romantic games that captivate gentlemen.Amiability is not a characteristic shared by Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings. Recently returned to England from abroad, he intends to shun both marriage and society - just as his callous father shunned Simon throughout his painful childhood. Yet an encounter with his best friend's sister offers another option. If Daphne agrees to a fake courtship, Simon can deter the mamas who parade their daughters before him. Daphne, meanwhile, will see her prospects and her reputation soar.The plan works like a charm - at first. But amid the glittering, gossipy, cut-throat world of London's elite, there is only one certainty:Love ignores every rule...About the AuthorJulia Quinn started writing her first book one month after finishing college and has been tapping away at her keyboard ever since. The New York Times bestselling author is a graduate of Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges and lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest.

In the book, we start off by knowing that there is someone out there who runs a gossip column about the ton, or London's society in the early 1800s. Then start meeting all the Bridgerton brothers and sister, the other sisters are apparently not as important here, they are barely mentioned by name and do not make any significant appearance, I will assume this is ... The Duke and I is rich with author Julia Quinn's trademark humor and engaging dialogue.

-- Lois Faye Dyer--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition ... Bridgerton showrunner Chris Van Dusen had a problem: One of the key moments in the show's source material, Julia Quinn's novel The Duke and I, was a nonconsensual sex scene.Not to mention that ... At the end of "The Duke and I," Daphne lies back in her pillow and seems to have achieved almost everything she's ever dreamed of: After many trials, she's stumbled into a marriage for love — or at... Created by Rachael New. With Kate Phillips, Stuart Martin, Cathy Belton, Danny Midwinter.